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Hiking Florida: A Guide to Florida's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Falcon Guides Hiking)
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This completely revised and updated edition of Hiking Florida features fifty of the best hikes among the 2,500 miles of trails that crisscross Florida from the Panhandle through the Everglades to the Keys. Walk through quiet pine forests, along uncrowded beaches, on boardwalks above exotic swamps, and through historic towns and cities. Award-winning travel and outdoors writer Tim OKeefe leads the way, providing informative descriptions and hints on safe and enjoyable hiking in this distinctive environment. Whether you choose a short, easy stroll or an extended trek, this valuable guidebook will prove to be a welcome and essential companion to all your hiking adventures in the Sunshine State.
For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for
outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts each guide invites you to experience the
adventure and beauty of the outdoors.
Look inside to find:
Hikes suited to every ability
Accurate directions to the trailhead and detailed trail descriptions
GPS-compatible trail maps
Mile-by-mile directional cues
Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and more
This completely revised and expanded edition features nearly fifty hikes among the 2,500 miles of trails that crisscross Florida from the Panhandle to the Keys.
This completely revised and expanded edition of Hiking Florida features more than 50 hikes among the 2,500 miles of trails that crisscross Florida from the Panhandle to the Keys. Variety abounds with trails through quiet pine forests, along uncrowded beaches, on boardwalks above exotic swamps and the Everglades, and through historic towns and cities. Each hike varies in length and difficulty, from short, easy strolls along paved walkways to extended treks through a landscape little changed by time. Award-winning travel and outdoor writer M. Timothy O'Keefe leads the way, with informative descriptions, accurate directions and maps, and hints on safe and enjoyable hiking in this distinctive environment. Also included are tips on hiking with children and trail ethics and courtesy. Whether you find yourself on the worn tracks of well-known parks and recreation area, or tracing trails through the tucked-away corners of Old Florida, the up-to-date information and expert guidance provide a welcome and essential companion to all your hiking adventures in the Sunshine State.
A Guide to Florida’s Greatest Hiking Adventures, 3rd edition
M. Timothy O’Keefe (Falcon)
Updated and revised ,this popular hiking guide covers the Sunshine State from the Panhandle to the Keys. Whether it’s an easy stroll along an uncrowded beach, a half-day hike through a pine forest, or an extended adventure into the Everglades, the details of each suggested route include maps, photos, resting points, campsites, and information about weather changes and personal safety. Anecdotes and beautiful black and white photographs provide lush images of the flora and fauna.
M. Timothy O’Keefe is the head of the Journalism Department at the University of Central Florida. He has written extensively for National Geographic, Newsweek, Time-Life Books, and dozens of other publications.
About the Author
M. Timothy O¿Keefe has published thirteen books, over 1,000 magazine articles and more than 5,000 photographs. Tampa Bay Magazine has called him "Florida¿s premier wildlife photographer and writer."
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